• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ridan; Dut. rijden, Ger. reiten.


In literature:

On a small stand, near the door, lay his hat, riding whip, gloves.
"The Diamond Coterie" by Lawrence L. Lynch
He can wrestle, or run, or ride, or jump; and he's the best man I know with the gloves on.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
In one hand she clutched wet riding-gloves.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
She took Miss Loring's riding hat and gloves.
"The Bondwoman" by Marah Ellis Ryan
It was the blundering collapse of incompetence plus worsted gloves, two-handed riding, and a haystack of equipment.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
Moya had long since peeled off her riding gloves, and already the backs of her hands were dreadfully inflamed.
"The Shadow of a Man" by E. W. Hornung
Only the nervous playing with the buttons of his riding-glove betrayed that he was not quite at ease.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
She threw off her riding-gloves and tossed them, with her stick and her hat, on to the couch.
"Capricious Caroline" by E. Maria Albanesi
You won't want new gloves and varnished boots, eau de Cologne, and cabs to ride in.
"A History of Pendennis, Volume 1" by William Makepeace Thackeray
He wore no gloves, and in his left hand he held a round hat and a riding-whip.
"Vineta" by E. Werner

In poetry:

With gloves of steel, and good broadsword, And plumed helm of brass,
Hoel, Landoga's youthful lord,
To hear the father's holy word,
Came riding to the pass.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
No light, no light in the blue Polish eye.
When he finished a riding boot packed down the earth.
The Luger hovered lightly in its glove.
He was shot in the belly and in three hours bled to death.
"More Light! More Light!" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

Tonight, 8 pm at the Cantab, the Greater Boston Alternative Comedy Sleepover show pays homage to the late, great, silver-gloved one, with a killer line-up that promises what comedian Chris Coxen calls "a taster's choice ride".
Lori Niedenfuer Cool The Grand Rapids Press To the joy of 'Nana' Sandi Aten, left, Ella Aten, 2, of Hudsonville, puts on her princess gloves while riding the Coopersville & Marne Railway's Bunny Train Sunday.
Red-Hot Gloves for Cold-Weather Rides.
These eccentric bike-riding gloves from Party in my Pocket, found at the Fabric Horse booth, got a lot of attention—for obvious reasons.
A peak at Fox's new top-end leather riding gloves.
Aerostich has updated its classic Elkskin Riding Gloves with electro-conductive fingertips for touch-screen s on phones, iPods and other gadgets.